The department mourns the loss of a colleague and friend, Dr Karl Wilkinson.
UCT Chemistry was well represented at the recent South African Chemical Institute Inorganic Conference & Carman Physical Chemistry Symposium.
Many thanks to Matthew Williams for organising the soccer game against MCB!
Although it was a 5-a-side, around 20 players proudly donned the red bibs to represent the department and take us to a well deserved victory!
The Chemistry Department is saddened by the news that Dr Shirley Churms passed away on 23 February 2016.
If you take even the slightest interest in chemistry news, you’ll probably already have heard about the official confirmation of the discovery of four new elements, which even achieved widespread coverage in mainstream news outlets. So what do we actually know about these new elements?
The Administrative staff was spoiled on Secretaries Day
The CSD staff were delighted to meet Francoise as she is a co-author on the 750 000th crystal structure to be added to the database.
Married Couple Ahmed Hammouda and Fatin Elmagbari are graduating with their PhD's in Chemistry in June. Not only have they achieved their PhD's together, but they also produced a baby during their studies.
Chemistry Department celebrated Africa Day with delicious traditional food.